On Sunday, March 11th, 2018, we will host our annual spring fundraiser, the Thomas Shoyama Sakura Gala, and recognize Inspiring People. Nikkei Place Foundation is proud to recognize award-winning author Joy Kogawa as this year’s Thomas Shoyama Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, to be honoured at this year’s Thomas Shoyama Sakura Gala. Joy Kogawa is an […]
Chef Hidekazu Tojo is restaurateur of none other than Tojo’s here in Vancouver. He left his home of Kagoshima, Japan in 1971 at the young age of 21, bound for Vancouver – and hasn’t left since. As a great supporter of Nikkei Place Foundation, Tojo recently hosted a special dinner for local philanthropist and CEO of Viva […]
We want to take this opportunity to thank everyone who came and supported the event, and we hope you enjoyed the evening! Your support benefits Nikkei Place: Feels Like Home – our initiative to make Nikkei Place a second home for all to enjoy.
Nikkei Place Foundations presents the Sakura Benefit Event. This is indeed a rare opportunity to experience the performance of Japanese recording star Kohmi Hirose, in an intimate concert setting. She will be accompanied by Conductor sensation Ken Hsieh of the Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra, along with a 23-piece orchestra. Enjoy this unique performance of J-pop adapatations while dining […]